Frequently Asked Questions
Please click on Wholesale Program page in the top menu bar.
Take your time reading the page and clicking on the requirements for each Option. The more time you spend becoming educated about our Options, the better prepared you are in paying LESS for your steel building.
First, we quote buildings to codes specifically associated with your zip code. Please call your local building department to verify codes. Our prices posted are for the most common codes, and you may use these approximations for the sake of SELF QUOTING in Option 1 or Option 2.
Please click on Wholesale Program in the menu bar and review our Options if you have not yet.
Since we couldn't possibly list every combination of building sizes on the website using our current system, we would encourage you to choose the closest size available if you are trying to remain in Option 1 or 2.
If you absolutely require a specific size not posted, you are in Option 3 Custom Quote. Whether you choose option 1,2 or 3, you will receive a quote of Factory Steel Overstock's actual wholesale cost. You choose the profit, as low as 3% in Option 1 or 2.
We have posted standard accessories, insulation and roll up door prices listed in Resources, as well as have links to them from each Option 2 - Build Your Own Package page.
Please click on Wholesale Program in the menu bar. Take time to review each savings Option.
Option 1: There are no adding, deleting or changing included accessories in our packages.
Option 2: If you desire to choose your own accessories and assortments, Option 2 allows for this...create your own package.
Option 3: If pricing for accessories you want are not posted, then Option 3 works for you. You are STILL guaranteed under the market rates for all buildings and accessories.
Easy...BE READY TO BUY! Everyone wants a wholesale price; however most people's method of buying mirrors retail.
- Get clear on what you want
- Find out what the market is charging for what you want.
- Read Wholesale Program
- Locate your desired building in Option 1 - PACKAGES or Option 2 - Build Your Own Package or Option 3 - (Quote) if more customization is desired.
- Fill out and SUBMIT Order Form and suggest a profit amount of 3, 5, 7, 10%.
- Be willing to pay offered profit After FSO quotes a confirmed savings.
Factory Steel Overstock, as well as most sellers, have the software to determine most minimum local code requirements - regarding snow/wind/seismic loads- based on your ZIP code. Please call your local building department to verify requirement.
We recommend you make sure required codes are listed on your contract/purchase order. This way you can be assured that your building will be designed to match required codes. All our plans are engineered certified and stamped. Plans are completed within 14 to 21 days.
Most plans are delivered within 3 weeks. Please email us if you have not received your plans in this timeframe.
Please click here to review Why Choose Us? page found in the Resources tab of the menu bar.
One should expect to pay whatever their state/local tax rate is. Because Factory Steel Overstock is reselling a building, it will abide by terms of the manufacturer. The manufacturer will be abiding by the state requirements.
100' x 500' x 30' is maximum size
Entire United States.
See our Shipping page in the menu bar for more information.
Delivery time is normally 6- 8 weeks for standard delivery.
Click on Shipping page for more information.
There are 12 factory locations. We ship from the closest factory to the end user destination.
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Yes! There are thirteen silicone paint choices (40 year warranty on wall colors)
Click on Colors page in the menu bar for more information.
We quote only people who have completed their homework and are ready to buy now. This protocol allows us to maintain these prices.
Read Wholesale Program page for details on Option 1, 2 & 3
No...A customer will receive 2 sets of certified anchor bolt (permit) plans, 2 sets of erection plans as well as a certification letter.
We offer a reference for Foundation Engineer for some states, please see info on Accessory Page.
It is standard practice for the customer to unload the building. Customers need to have an all-terrain forklift available at the job site.
Balances are paid 14 days before delivery or COD if pre-approved. Balances are paid with certified funds or wire transfer.
We currently are not involved with any erection services nor does Factory Steel Overstock recommend erection companies.
Solid I-Beam Construction *40 Yr. Warranty on Colored Walls and Trim * Gavalume Roof Finish (25 yr. warranty) or Colored Roof * Clear span design (no interior columns) * 50 Yr. Structural Warranty * Complete Trim Package - 26 or 24 Gauge sheeting -80,000 p.s.i. tensile strength | 1 1/4" sheeting profile * Purlin bearing rib (PBR panels - larger overlap than R panels- All panels incorporate the purlin bearing profile * Life-time warranty roof fasteners * All bolts, screws, closures, weather stripping, sealants, fasteners as required to erect structure * Framed openings are fully flashed * The pre-punched connecting clips for the structural members, including endwall columns, are welded in place and then primed during fabrication * All structural elements for the specified framed openings ( jamb, girts and headers) are pre-cut and pre-punched and the necessary clips are welded on during fabrication * 1) Letter of Certification and 2) Engineered Stamped Permit and/or Erection Drawings *Building manufacturer is IAS (International Accreditation Service) accredited and MBMA (Metal Building Manufacturer Association) member * Foundation plans and anchor bolts by other.
All our customers are given this information the same day we receive our proft. We allow our customers to send their building deposit directly to the manufacturer, not to Factory Steel Overstock or any broker; thereby reflecting total transparency. Here is a list of the certifications of the manufacturer:
Associations & Certifications of manufacturer
Our supplier is recognized as a member of or accredited by the following standards organizations. Our clients can take pride in knowing their structures exceed the rigorous quality standards and guidelines specified by the associations listed below. The wholesale prices given to Factory Steel Overstock have been pass down to the public.
Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA)
The MBMA has served as the voice of a large concerned manufacturer base for over 50 years. Founded in 1956, the MBMA requires that all its member companies abide by a strict code of industry standards that create and maintain the highest level of quality.
American Welding Society (AWS)
The AWS, a not-for-profit organization, has worked to continue the developmental efforts of the welding industry since its inception in 1919. The AWS represents and supports extended education from a scientific and technological standpoint in the welding community as well as others closely related: brazing, soldering, and other metal fusion processes.
International Accreditation Service, Inc.
The IAS lends confidence and security to an organization’s services and/or products. An IAS accreditation means the company in question meets and surpasses industry guidelines concerning durability and performance. The IAS recognizes our supplier as an approved fabricator of structural steel building assemblies.
Architectural Testing, Inc.
With regional laboratories across the United States, Architectural Testing conducts quarterly inspections of our manufacturer’s facility. The inspections encompass procedural reviews as well as overall compliance with the standards set by the American Welding Society, ensuring safe and secure metal buildings.
Once FSO receives your ORDER FORM and accepted Profit amount, we will review the specifics of your desired building before submitting for fabrication.
At this time we will inform you how to pay your building deposit check or wire to the manufacturer immediately.
Anchor bolts are NOT supplied by the building manufacturer, but by your foundation work contractor.
Anchor bolt settings for your template will be in the plans you receive approximately 3 weeks into your building order.
"Where there is love there is life." -Gandhi
Factory Steel Overstock is the only steel building company that...
- posts and quotes its actual true wholesale cost.
- allows the public to choose the profit % added.
- guarantees a minimum $500 savings, plus one additional feature more than any other offer (40' x 60' x 14' and larger). Average savings 12%. All this is done for FREE for Ready Buyers.
To Get Started:
- Choose between Options 1, 2 or 3. Hover over option 1 (Packages) or 2 (Build Your Own Package) in above menu to see available building options to choose. Choose a Building Package. Option 3 is for a QUOTE request.
- Complete Order Form 1, 2 or 3 and type on form a profit % for FSO.
- Pay Profit % you choose immediately AFTER receiving a formal quote from FSO that confirms savings.
In order to offer true wholesale prices, quotes are exclusively completed for ready buyers only.